Daylighting Guide for Office Interiors

The Daylighting Guide for Office Interiors helps designers understand and consider the best use of space and finishes to maximize illumination with daylight.

Shading Strategy

The shading chapter from "Tips for Daylighting with Windows"

Daylighting Schools

Tips and strategies for daylighting in educational settings

Tips for Daylighting with Windows: An Integrated Approach

These guidelines are a concise reference for a design approach that emphasizes teamwork.

Innovative Façade Systems for Low-energy Commercial Buildings

Façade designs that deliberately recognize the fundamental synergistic relationships between the façade, lighting, and mechanical systems have the potential to deliver high performance over the life of the building. These "integrated" façade systems represent a key opportunity for commercial buildings to significantly reduce energy and demand, helping to move us toward our goal of net zero energy buildings by 2030.

Energy 101: Daylighting

"Today's highly energy-efficient windows, as well as advances in lighting design, reduce the need for artificial lighting during daylight hours without causing heating or cooling problems."